Chris Barstow

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Listen To A New Mixtape Of Soul, Jazz & Funk From Erykah Badu

<b>Erykah Badu</b> seems well aware that it’s been another long week marred by bad news. Anyone feeling wounded by the reports of <b>Sandra Bland</b>‘s gruesome …

Turntable Kitchen's Summer 2015 Mixtape - Turntable Kitchen

Yesterday marked the first day of the Summer. To mark the occasion we’ve selected balmy and bright new singles from 20 of our favorite up-and-coming …

Hiking in Greece

Most of Greece is mountainous and a hiker’s paradise – you can even climb the mountain of the gods, Mt Olympus. The most popular routes are well maintained, others barely more than an overgrown sheep’s path. Hiking on the islands is particularly rewarding, from <i>kalderimia</i> (cobbled or flagstone paths …

Hiking

City Guide: Santa Fe, New Mexico - Turntable Kitchen

Santa Fe, New Mexico has long been a place that I’ve daydreamed about. Perhaps because I’ve always admired the life and work of Georgia O’Keefe or …

Single Serving: Kije Manito - Majestaju - Turntable Kitchen

French newcomer Erhal Lacroix is Kije Manito. His debut single “Majestaju” is a call to unity and communion. A perfect slice of future hybrid-pop, …

Intimate Photos Of Brigitte Bardot Are So Stunning It Hurts

The following photos were all taken in a single weekend, when photojournalist Ray Bellisario, often referred to as the "original London paparazzo" encountered Brigitte Bardot in 1968, and convinced her to spend the night with him.<p>"I said, 'Come with me,' and she did!" the photographer recounted in …

Denali: An Outdoor Photographer and His Dog

Over just seven minutes, a sad, funny and ultimately beautiful story unfolds between a man and his dog. This film, titled "Denali," celebrates a relationship that survived a nomadic lifestyle, a bout with cancer and—ultimately—death. It's a stunning and moving portrait, both emotional and stoic—and …

Photoshop CC 2014 Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet for Mac Users

Photographer John Coates wanted to become more familiar with the latest default Photoshop CC 2014 keyboard shortcuts, so he created a handy cheat …

The rules of Street Photography

When you get in contact with other street photogtaphers, there's a big chance that you also get in touch with the different "rules" surrounding the …

Street Photography

Solar-powered grill cooks your food no matter the weather

However much you may like grilling food on a warm day, you probably don't like dealing with gas tanks or other typical grill hassles... and most solar cookers won't help much if it's overcast outside. The upcoming GoSun Grill might be a smarter way to handle those backyard shindigs, however. It can …

Elon Musk's big announcement: It's called 'Tesla Energy'

The statement continued: "Tesla is not just an automotive company, it's an energy innovation company. Tesla Energy is a critical step in this mission to enable zero emission power generation."<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk made the official announcement onstage at the company's design studio in Hawthorne, …

Abandoned Magpie Roams Free but Always Returns to Family that Rescued Her

It was a cold and windy day when Cameron Bloom’s son Noah spotted her, a 3-week old Magpie that had fallen out of her nest and been abandoned by her …

Understanding the Exposure Triangle in Photography

<i>Jo Plumridge is a British writer and photographer who specializes in design, travel and comedy pieces. As a photographer, she focuses on portraiture. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Even with the advent of digital technology, the …

Ken Hohman's Top Jazz Releases of 2014

Support All About Jazz and Jazz Near You!<p>If you shop at any of the stores below, please initiate your purchase from All About Jazz. When you do, All …

Steve Jobs Used This Simple Productivity Hack To Hone Apple's Focus

Jobs gave him and Yahoo's top executives a simple but profound piece of advice.<p>At an off-site meeting with about 200 Yahoo execs, Jobs explained in a presentation that many companies will make a list of 10 things they want to achieve in a year, but "the smart companies will take that list and …

Athens 1944: Britain’s dirty secret

Photograph: Crown Copyright. IWM/Imperial War Museum<p>Commanding presence: Churchill leaving HMS Ajax to attend a conference ashore. Athens can be seen in the …

6 Black and White Photography Tips for Monochrome Enthusiasts

Thanks to digital technology, monochrome photography is easier today than ever before. Check out these six black and white photography tips for …

Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous by Gabriella Coleman – review

Anonymous are back – this week the group hacked the Ku Klux Klan. This is a long-awaited and compelling study of the hactivist collective<p>In September, photos of naked celebrities were hacked and then posted on the image-sharing website 4chan, to the shock and surprise of much of the world’s media. …

The best science fiction novels in October – review roundup

Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Sword, Peter F Hamilton’s The Abyss Beyond Dreams, Gary Gibson’s Extinction Game, Kim Newman’s An English Ghost Story, and Gillian Anderson and Jeff Rovin’s A Vision of Fire<p>Ann Leckie’s stunning debut novel, <i>Ancillary Justice</i>, deservedly won all the genre’s top awards. The …

Single Serving: Skylar Fri - Man Is Strange - Turntable Kitchen

This gem from Skylar Fri showed up in my inbox yesterday afternoon and was very nearly overlooked. But later, moments before deciding to call it a …

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

These Hidden iOS 8 Tricks Will Make Your iPhone Feel New Again

Apple just released its new mobile operating system for iPhones and iPads, iOS 8.<p>There are a lot of big new features like app extensions and third-party keyboards, but there are also plenty of hidden features that you probably haven't heard about.<p>Luckily, MacRumors reporter Bill Savage has created …

A Collection of Powerful Black and White Images

I have a background in black and white photography – using actual film and processing in a darkroom. The entire first year of my two year college …

Digital Photography

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

Memory Cards vs Kalashnikovs: On Trying to Cover the News in Crimea Right Now

As Jim Morrison once said, “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.” There is power in an image, and the press often become <i>persona non grata</i> …